Last week, on the Discover and Explore linky, we invited our fellow bloggers to share their favorite Halloween posts. A lot of really fun activities were linked up. Some activities were a little creepy! Some were really cute! And others were really cool! Read on to find out our favorites... By this time in the season, I have seen a lot of pumpkins! But these adorable yarn pumpkins shared by The Enchanted Home Schooling Mom are [...]
This week our Discover and Explore team has chosen to share with you simple activities you can do to promote and talk about dinosaurs and fossils. As part of our dinosaur adventures, my students found this very interesting dinosaur nest sitting on the table in our outdoor classroom filled with dinosaur eggs.
We spent a week exploring dinosaurs all through out our centers. As part of the children's exploration of dinosaurs, they spent lots of time playing in our dinosaur land which was located right inside our sand table...
My preschoolers enjoyed spending time exploring pumpkin seeds and playing with pumpkin seed play dough!
Join me this Monday, October 14, 2013 from 9 - 10pm EST on Twitter for a discussion on Outdoor Learning and Conservation and a chat with expert educators and Georgia-Pacific: We will be sharing ideas that you can do to bring learning outdoors. In honor of World Teachers’ Day which took place on October 5th, we’ll be sharing outdoor learning & conservation ideas. Prizes Georgia-Pacific product packs. (FYI, Georgia-Pacific is the manufacturer of paper products like Brawny Towels, Dixie, and more). Details [...]
When I come across a picture book that has a few very carefully chosen words along with amazing illustrations, I get so excited. The book titled, "Tall" by Jez Alborough was the perfect book to get us talking about the words, "small, tall, and fall."
We are sharing our favorite community helpers posts that were linked up to our Discover and Explore linky.
Be sure to keep saving up those lids because you will need lots of them for lid soup waterplay!
Ghosts and monsters and spiders, oh my! A fun, and not so spooky, way to celebrate Halloween in preschool is by exploring all the fun and silliness that comes along with this holiday. Over the past few years, we have had a lot of fun learning about spiders at Halloween. Today I'm going to share our favorite ways to learn about spiders in a not so spooky way... One way to introduce spiders is through [...]
We decided to switch our regular easel paper out for paper towels and invite the children to try a little drip drop easel painting in preschool!